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Nairobi planning to bid for the 2024 Olympics


August 9th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kenya’s Prime Minister Raila Odinga announced on Wednesday that they are preparing the country so that they can host the Olympic Games in 2024. Odinga said that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sun-powered plane flies non-stop for 20 hours


June 6th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rabat (Morocco), June 6 (IANS) An aircraft of the size of an Airbus A340, fitted with 12,000 solar cells, took off from Madrid, Spain, flew about 800 km over ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Romario bats for footvolley to become Olympic sport


February 11th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 11 (IANS) Football legend and current Brazilian congressman Romario was named as the ambassador of footvolley by the Brazilian Confederation of Footvolley (CBFv).Romario has made it ... Read more...

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Indian brocade big time hit among Europeans


October 31st, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Brocade fabrics - that is what many Europeans request for when their friends visit India, says Spanish designer Ana González, pointing out that the traditional ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

First double-leg transplant carried out in Spain


July 12th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Spain, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spanish surgeons have successfully carried out the first double-leg transplant. The procedure started on Sunday night and the doctors managed to complete the procedure on Monday ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Black Eyed Peas to take hiatus


July 10th, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) American hip hop band Black Eyed Peas will take a break after they wrap up their current tour.The band is on the road in Europe with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bangkok selected as World Book Capital 2013


June 30th, 2011 - 7:32 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday announced that an international committee designated Bangkok, Thailand as World Book Capital 2013.Representatives from the publishing world, along with the UN ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Plant lice species tracked through social network


May 18th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Facebook was in the news for helping scientists identify scores of fish species in Guyana's remote Cuyuni River. Now researchers have discovered another species with ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Morning heart attacks ‘likely to be most fatal than later in the day’


April 28th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Heart attacks that occur between 6am and noon are more likely to leave a 20 percent larger area of dead tissue (infarct) caused by the attack, which is more serious for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UEFA fixed referee, Barca win a scandal: Mourinho


April 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid (Spain), Apr. 28 (ANI): Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho launched an amazing attack on Champions League organizers after his side lost a semi-final clash to Barcelona.He accused UEFA of fixing the ... Read more...

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Cruz gets 2,436th star on Walk of Fame


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Penelope Cruz was honoured with the 2,436th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The 36-year-old actress who is awaiting the release of "Pirates ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mourinho may return to UK Premier League in 2012


March 12th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid (Spain), Mar 12 (ANI): Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is reported to be planning a spectacular return to the Premier League next season.The Special One desperately misses the passion and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Body of missing American student found in Madrid river


March 8th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by BNO News
MADRID, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) -- The body of a missing American college student was found in a river in Madrid, Spain, after more than a week of search efforts, officials said Tuesday.Austin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Real Madrid coach Mourinho escapes stabbing attempt at Spanish airport


March 5th, 2011 - 9:26 am ICT by ANI
Madrid (Spain), Mar. 5 (ANI): A fan tried to stab Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho at a north-western Spanish airport but ended up injuring his bodyguard instead.According to Spain's El Mundo newspaper, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jennifer Aniston shows off new hairstyle


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston unveiled her new haircut - a chin-length bob style - while promoting her latest movie 'Just Go with It' in Madrid, Spain.The 42-year-old actress completed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Real Madrid’s results don’t determine my future: Mourinho


February 6th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid (Spain), Feb.6 (ANI): Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has said that his future at the club doesn't depend on his leading the side to good results, but on other factors.Speaking in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Venezuela confirms 239 cases of cholera


February 4th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by BNO News
CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) --Venezuela's Health Ministry on Thursday confirmed 239 cases of cholera in the country, after a group of nationals contracted the disease during a trip to the Dominican Republic ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tour de France winner Contador suspended due to doping case


January 27th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by BNO News
MADRID, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) -- The Royal Spanish Cycling Federation (RFEC) on Wednesday suspended Tour de France winner Alberto Contador due to a positive doping case.According to El Pais newspaper, RFEC informed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russia expels two Spanish diplomats in response to expulsion of two Russian diplomats


December 29th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by BNO News
MADRID, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) -- Russia on Friday expelled two Spanish diplomats in response to the expulsion of two diplomats with the Russian embassy in Madrid seven weeks ago, Spain's El Pais ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

India,EU fail to reach FTA, focus shifts from boosting trade ties to creating JWG on terror


December 10th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Dec.10 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's daylong visit here to take part in the 11th India-European Union Summit, was originally aimed at how best to enhance and broaden trade ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ronaldo’s girlfriend wears daring low-cut dress at Spanish fashion awards


November 13th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend Irina Shayk became the center of attraction at 5th Top Glamour Fashion Awards in Madrid, Spain, courtesy her incredibly low cut black dress.The beautiful costume, ... Read more...

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Cannabis-like compounds ‘could turn newborn females more masculine’


November 9th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Researchers at University of Maryland in Baltimore have found that when newborn female rats are given a substance mimicking cannabis, their brains become more masculine - as does ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bon Jovi’s Performance Subdued By Rihanna In Madrid


November 8th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) MTV Europe Music Awards started with full spirit yesterday in Madrid, Spain. Like always, Bon Jovi and his band had set the stage on fire. Yet, ... Read more...

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Brand, Perry make first post-wedding appearance at MTV EMAs


November 8th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): Newlywed couple Russell Brand and Katy Perry recently made their first public appearance post-wedding at the 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards in Madrid, Spain.Donning a slinky red ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

10-year-old Romanian girl gives birth in Spain


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by BNO News
MADRID, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) -- A 10-year-old girl from Romania gave birth at a hospital in southern Spain, local media reported on Tuesday.Doctors from a hospital in Jerez decided to place the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Katy Perry Or Lady Gaga: Who Is The Favorite For MTV EMAs?


October 26th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Apart from the extravagant wedding of American pop singer Katy Perry, another hot topic is doing the rounds about the lady. The topic in question here ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

First Ever Spanish National Siesta Championship held in Spain


October 26th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an effort to revive the old tradition of the daily after-lunch nap, Madrid,Spain is undergoing the country’s first ever Spanish National Siesta Championship, and has set out ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Eva Longoria Will Host MTV European Music Awards


October 9th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 9, 2010  (Sampurn Wire): Eva Longoria of  “Desperate Housewives” fame will next be seen in the role of a host at the MTV European Music Awards, to be held in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gael Garcia Bernal expecting baby


September 28th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Popular Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal and his wife have declared that they soon would be parents for the second time in a row. Gael Garcia Bernal ... Read more...

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Kate Winslet And Louis Dowler Finally Appear Together In Public


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Though it is unusual for a celeb to keep a relation secret for too long, 'Titanic' star Kate Winslet managed to keep her relationship with Louis ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Meet quaint hunchback dino from 130 mn years ago


September 10th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sept 10 (IANS) The quaint-looking predator roamed the planet 130 million years ago hunting and eating smaller dinos and reptiles. The creature was around 20 feet long, six feet tall and weighed ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Julio Iglesias Marries Miranda Rijnsburger After Dating Her for 20 Years


August 30th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The two had been lovebirds for twenty years, and had three sons and twin daughters before the sixty-six year old Spanish singer, Julio Iglesias married the ... Read more...

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‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ Season Premiere Review


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For everyone who felt sad during the season finale of 'Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami', had a lot to rejoice as the Kardashian sisters are back ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s all-time leading scorer, Raul, leaves club after 16 seasons


July 27th, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by BNO News
MADRID, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) -- Raul Gonzalez, all-time leading scorer for the international power house football club "Real Madrid", on Monday parted ways from the club after 16 seasons and 17 major ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cocaine-made FIFA World Cup replica seized


July 5th, 2010 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 5 (IANS) A replica of the FIFA World Cup trophy, made of 11 kg cocaine, was seized at the international airport here in the Colombian capital, Colombia Airports anti-drug officials ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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